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Number of species of fish-, mollusk-, and worm-hunting cone snails of the Conus species Predatory cone snail Conus spp. >500 Conus species 115224 Singer HM et al., Selective...
Number of different venom components every Conus species has Predatory cone snail Conus spp. ~100 different venom components 115225 Singer HM et al., Selective...
Fraction of >50,000 conopeptides (neuroactive peptides of the venom) that have been characterized pharmacologically Predatory cone snail Conus spp. <0.1 % 115226 Singer HM et al., Selective...
Dimensions of venom gland of largest venom glands in all spiders Spider (family Ctenidae) genus Phoneutria ≤10.4 × 2.7 mm mm 116183 Mammola S, Michalik P...
Number of extant species Crustacea >52,000 species 117178 Thomas W. Cronin & Megan...
Number of species in which intraspecific (same-species) brood parasitism has been reported Birds ~200 bird species 117276 Stevens M. Bird brood...
Number of species of bacteria in the foregut of ruminant animals Ruminants >200 species 117318 Matthews et al., The...
Number of species of parasitic worms and protozoa that humans are host to Human Homo sapiens parasitic worms ~300: protozoa >70 species 117278 Cox FE. History of human...
Duration of predatory life cycle Bacteria Bdellovibrio bacteriovorus 2 - 3 hours 110476 Sockett RE. Predatory...
Length of bacterial cells Cyclidium spp. have difficulty feeding on Protozoa Cyclidium spp. >4 - 5 µm 115654 Young KD. The selective...
Cellular and Rubisco properties of Cyanobium spp. and Synechococcus spp. Cyanobacteria Table - link N/A 117046 Whitehead L, Long BM...
Speed of the power-amplified predatory strike and power output released Spider (family Mecysmaucheniidae) Zearchaea sp. speed 0.00012 sec: power output released 60,000 W/kg N/A 116209 Mammola S, Michalik P...
Reconstructed sugar utilization pathways and newly assigned genes in Shewanella spp. Bacteria Shewanella spp. Table - link N/A 107281 Rodionov DA et al., Genomic...
Summary of ion selectivity experiments Snail Helix roseneri Table - link N/A 109171 H. Reuter and C.F. Stevens...
Membrane addition rate on axon at growth cone in chick Chicken Gallus gallus ~50 µm^2/min 110855 Dai J, Sheetz MP, Wan X...
Properties of carboxysomes from Cyanobium spp. and Synechococcus spp. cells grown at high and low CO2 Cyanobacteria Table - link N/A 117048 Whitehead L, Long BM...
Cone photoreceptor soma transverse width/diameter Human Homo sapiens 16 ([12,18]) µm 112292 Crooks, J. and Kolb, H....
Photosynthetic carbon response parameters of Synechococcus spp. and Cyanobium spp. Cyanobacteria Table - link N/A 117047 Whitehead L, Long BM...
Improvement in signal-to-noise ratio of each cone following coupling between foveal cones Ground squirrel Spermophilus tridecimlinatus ~80 % 117168 Bloomfield SA, Völgyi...
Length of foveal cone outer segments in eye Human Homo sapiens 27 to 43 μm 109786 R. W. Rodieck, The first...